Judges 21:20
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English Standard Version
And they commanded the people of Benjamin, saying, “Go and lie in ambush in the vineyards

King James Bible
Therefore they commanded the children of Benjamin, saying, Go and lie in wait in the vineyards;

American Standard Version
And they commanded the children of Benjamin, saying, Go and lie in wait in the vineyards,

Douay-Rheims Bible
And they commanded the children of Benjamin, and said: Go, and lie hid in the vineyards,

English Revised Version
And they commanded the children of Benjamin, saying, Go and lie in wait in the vineyards;

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore they commanded the children of Benjamin, saying, Go, and lie in wait in the vineyards;

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

The congregation then sent to call the Benjaminites, who had taken refuge upon the rock Rimmon, and gave them as wives, when they returned (sc., into their own possessions), the 400 virgins of Jabesh who had been preserved alive. "But so they sufficed them not" (כּן, so, i.e., in their existing number, 400: Bertheau). In this remark there is an allusion to what follows.

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Judges 21:19 So they said, "Behold, there is a feast of the LORD from year to year in Shiloh, which is on the north side of Bethel, on the east side of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and on the south side of Lebonah."

Judges 21:21 and watch; and behold, if the daughters of Shiloh come out to take part in the dances, then you shall come out of the vineyards and each of you shall catch his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.

Cross References
Judges 21:19
So they said, "Behold, there is the yearly feast of the LORD at Shiloh, which is north of Bethel, on the east of the highway that goes up from Bethel to Shechem, and south of Lebonah."

Judges 21:21
and watch. If the daughters of Shiloh come out to dance in the dances, then come out of the vineyards and snatch each man his wife from the daughters of Shiloh, and go to the land of Benjamin.

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